Boston Children's Hospital Where the World Comes For Answers

When your child needs neurosurgery, you have a million questions.

In Boston Children’s Department of Neurosurgery, we’ve been delivering answers since 1929, when our clinicians established the world’s first pediatric neurosurgical unit. Today, we’re continuing to pioneer life-changing approaches, from minimally invasive techniques to 3-D printing.

With more pediatric neurosurgeons than any other hospital — and a #1 ranking from U.S. News & World Report — we have unmatched clinical expertise. And because each of our neurosurgeons focuses on a specific subspecialty, your child receives personalized care that’s as unique as they are.

Learn more about how we’re working to make the impossible possible for families everywhere.

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“It was important for us to find an experienced team for our son. This is particularly hard for a rare disease.”

“To come here and have everyone back us up medically has been a whole different experience.”